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International aid feeds hope and fuels confrontation in Venezuela

The international food and medical aid awaiting entry into Venezuela from neighbouring Colombia, Brazil and Curacao is at the crux of the struggle for power between President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, recognised as "legitimate president" by 50 governments.The current situation "offers advantages to Guaidó. It is trying...

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Dynamics of engineering jobs, evolving competence needs

Often wealth creation capacity of a country is linked to the density of engineering graduates. Invariably, most of the developing countries have far less engineering graduates than their advanced counterparts. To address the disparity of this development indicator, many South Asian countries have geared up efforts to produce increasing number...

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